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approval rating -- of an approval rating in this environment getting thrown out, getting rejected. caller: he covers politics for the "philadelphia inquirer." the poll out this morning -- results available online. thank you for being with us. let's give back your phone calls. mike joins us from pennsylvania, democrat line. good morning. caller: good morning. my question is, with the controversy around the voter i.d. issue, the republican legislature suppressing turnout, do you think this will in any way suppress turnout and, if so, will it be enough to effect the margins in any way? thanks. host: thanks for the call. guest: last march, the legislature passed a law that requires pennsylvania voters to show up with one of six approved photo id is. if you did not have one in the meantime, the state would provide you with one. you had to go through certain procedures to get a photo id. more recently, in the last few weeks, a state judge simply set aside that particular provision of the law so that pennsylvanian is on november 6 -- you'll be asked to show one of those six forms of id. if you d
in a highly politicized environment, as the white house and the state department has collected informations, they have gotten it to the american public as soon as they could. host: angie in jacksonville, fla., good morning. go ahead. last check? moving on to barbara. are you with us? go ahead. you are on the air. caller: 1 americans wake up on november 7th, they need to make the right choice to reelect president obama as the president of this great country. they have the corporations' buying and running their country. they will regret their choices forever. every day that this president has done until now and everything he will do after he has inherited this, bankruptcy of the whole country from his own party. these guys have shipped off the jobs to foreign countries. i lived through that. i have been a refugee all my life. host: sue dvorsky, any response to that caller? guest: there are a few important points that you bring up. i do believe that voters in florida, iowa, and voters across the country understand the depth of what this president and his team faced when they came in. today is
of difficult to imagine a president with with that high of approval in this kind of environment the getting thrown out, getting rejected. host: thomas fitzgerald, who covers politics for "the philadelphia inquirer." thank you for being with us. but it back to your phone calls. mike from pennsylvania, democratic line. good morning. caller: the morning, steve and terry. with controversy about the voter id lot to suppress turnout, do you think that this will in any way suppress turnout? if so, will it be enough to affect the margins in any way? thanks. guest: last march, the legislature passed a law that required pennsylvania voters to show up with one of six approved photo id's. if you did not have one, they would provide you with one but you have to go through certain procedures to get one. more recently, in the last three weeks, a judge in our states simply set aside that particular provision of law so that when pennsylvanian is go to vote on november 6th, you will be asked to show one of those six forms of identification. if you do not have one, you will still be permitted to vote. your vo
on to the right track, get our country moving again economically by just creating an environment that allows the private sector to create jobs but also a president who will keep us safe and treat our military in the way that it should be treated. our military is there to fight and win wars, to defend america. that's it. it's not a laboratory for social experimentation which this administration has used it for. so i'm not looking for someone who is theologically aligned with me. in the primary we had that ongs. i was a supporter of rick santorum and we can do that. and that's a natural inclination of evangelicals but in the end we want someone who shares our values in terms of the policies that will recognize religious freedom, that will recognize the importance of the family and to the point of the caller made about the difference between the inner city families and he made some allusion to the white caucasian family has access to more government support. actually what strengthens the opportunitieso that children have is that family unit, that mom and dad that they grow up with. unfortunatel
the environment of people, machines and networks as a new do main of war and we realize that maybe one in 1,000 people understood what cyberspace was and the degree and denth of the vulnerabilities and what we're trying to do is take pieces of it and explain the fundamentals and the idea is everybody from my mom and dad to congress and people around the country can understand and so maybe start the process of coming up with ways to defend cyberspace better. >> cyberspace vulnerabilities monday night on the communicate tors on c-span2. >> president obama was at the washington headquarters of the federal emergency management agency to discuss preparations for hurricane sandy. following the briefing, he spoke briefly with reporters. >> good afternoon everybody, all of us across the country are concerned about the potential impact of hurricane sandy. this is a serious and big storm. and my first message is to all the people across the eastern coast going north that you need to take this very serious and follow the instructions of your state and local officials because they are going to be provi
declared cyberspace the environment of people and machines and networks as a new do main of war. and yet, we realize that maybe one in a thousand people understood what cyberspace was and the degree and denth of vellner abilities and so what we're trying to do is take pieces of it and explain the fund meantles and the platonic idea is that everybody from my mom and dad to congress and people around the country can understand and so maybe start the process of coming up with ways to defend cyberspace better. >> tonight at 8:00 eastern on the communicate tors on c-span2. >> it's a great source of information for the public so if you want to know what is going on with legislation or policy, c-span has it covered. >> i like "book tv" because i get to see authors peeking around the country. >> c-span offers the news as it's happening. it doesn't offer commentary, it's just telling you the facts so you can make your own decision. the decisions are not being told to you and that is interesting. people who want to be engaged in solet and know what is going on. >> c-span created by america's compa
, which are limited government and lower taxes and less regulatory environment. in colorado, where you find is in her to give her as he moved west across the united states, and republican voter is a quasi- libertarian type of voter. it is limited government. it is kind of an old west at it, keep government out of our lives. i think you also see others that will move toward the center as well. it is limited government and less washington d.c. involvement in our lives. an oldhost: what is the makeupe state legislature? guest: we have a slight majority in the state house for republicans. we control the state house. and the senate, a slim majority for the democrats. the attorney general and other statewide elected officials are republican. and our governor is a democrat and very popular. it is representative of the voting population we are little helter-skelter. host: mary and westfield and new jersey, independent caller. caller: can you hear me? host: my fault, go ahead. caller: two questions. the president says that north america will be energy independent. how come the press does not re
republican party chairman, bob bennett. ♪ >> first and foremost, we have to create an environment that our small businesses can try. one of the uniqueness on the border that is different from the tax reform needed for the whole nation, we need comprehensive immigration reform. as a trouble the border and i meet with the ranchers, we have a workforce problem because our and for -- our immigration system is broken. we cannot get workers to go back and forth. these problems create an impediment to congress. we have got to move a back-and- forth easily. but now we are not able to do that because of the impediments there by not having an effective comprehensive immigration policy. that becomes an economic issue as well. >> some of the issues have to deal with the issue raised here with regard to being near the border. seasonal work that comes on, and especially being susceptible to national trends when it comes to unemployment in the economy. we need things desperately here like a commuter plan that will make it easier for labor to, during the daytime and go back at night, that is not really al
an environment that are small witnesses can thrive. when we look at the uniqueness on the border that is different from the tax reform needed for the whole nation, with a comprehensive and immigration reform. as a trouble the border and i meet with the ranchers, we have a workforce problem because our immigration system is broken. we cannot get workers to go back and forth. these problems create an impediment to commerce. we have got to be able to provide a workforce that can move back and forth easily. right now, we are not able to do that because of all of the impediments that now, we are noo that because of all of the impediments that are there by not having an -- and effective immigration policy. that becomes an economic issue as well. >> some of these issues have to deal with the issue raised here with regard to being near the witnesses can thrive. when we look at the uniqueness on the border that is different from the tax reform neededborde. seasonal work that comes on, and being as susceptible to national trends when it comes to unemployment and the economy, we need someth
's not -- the government can set up an environment that is helpful towards business, but under large taxation and policies that will crush business, i see that as a route that obama is taking. right now the free market is struggling. host: in the "financial times" this morning, u.s. lanes to stay on growth course -- u.s. lanes to stay on growth course. like a yacht in the wind, no sooner does the u.s. economy catch a breeze from one direction than a gust comes in from another and it struggle toss move forward. growth was in the third quarter of 2012 as gross domestic product rose at an annualized rate of 2%. housing gave the economy a boost. businesses, investment set it back. the growth data point to an economy with little momentum leaves considerable doubt about its resilience to the so-called fiscal cliff of tax rises and spending cuts due at the end of the year. host: back to the phones. mark in bethesda, maryland, on our line for independents. mark is optimistic. go ahead, mark. caller: hey, how you doing? yeah, i definitely do feel optimistic about the economy. i feel like things are kind of getting
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